Tag Archives: Licensing International

The Licensing International Excellence Awards prepare for Licensing Expo Virtual live stream ceremony

The Licensing International Excellence Awards will be returning to Licensing Expo this year, albeit in a virtual format, as the ceremony makes its preparations to live stream on Day One of Licensing Expo Virtual this August 24th to 26th. The annual award programme will once again honour a list of …

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Licensing International reveals its 2021 Rising Stars

The six brand licensing professionals to receive the 2021 Rising Star Award from Licensing International this year have been named, marking the ninth annual celebration of the up and coming talent from across the global licensing community. “We are thrilled to recognize these talented young professionals who will be the …

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Licensing International welcomes seven new members to its Board of Directors

A raft of seven industry executives has been welcomed to the Licensing International Board of Directors, bringing with them diverse experiences that ‘will help foster the growth and expansion’ of the global licensing industry. Mad Engine Apparel’s Dean Allen, ViacomCBS Consumer Products’ Veronica Hart, and The Brand Liaison’s Steven Heller …

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Licensing Expo | Licensing International unveils 2021 Excellence Awards finalists

Licensing International has revealed the list of nominees from across the globe vying for the win at this year’s 2021 Licensing International Excellence Awards, taking place at Licensing Expo Virtual on Tuesday, August 24th. More than 180 judges from 21 countries narrowed the record-setting number of entries to the more …

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Licensing International France Awards winners and first French Rising Star revealed

LEGO Super Mario, The Pokemon Company, and Crunchyroll have been named among the winners of this year’s Licensing International France Awards in a live virtual event that brought together nearly 250 industry executives from France and around the world. Hosted by Christophe Drevet from CDR Strategy and Licensing International France’s …

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Industry veteran Bill Burke joins Licensing International as SVP marketing strategy and comms

The global licensing veteran Bill Burke has joined Licensing International as SVP marketing strategy and communications. Burke moves over to the premier trade association for the global brand licensing industry having previously held the position of senior vice president marketing for CBS Consumer Products, a role in which he led …

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Global Licensing Group details new dates for BLE 2021 – a hybrid of in-person and online events

Global Licensing Group, a division of Informa Markets and event organisers of Licensing Expo and Brand Licensing Europe, has detailed its 2021 and new event format, bringing with it a hybrid of in-person and virtual offerings. Licensing Expo will take place live and in-person at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center …

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Licensing International launches its Accelerator Program to fuel diversity in the licensing industry

Licensing International has unveiled a new Accelerator Program aimed at bridging the gap between under-represented, diverse entrepreneurs and the resources they need to build their companies within the licensing industry. The move is the latest in Licensing International’s ongoing efforts to help its members and the broader licensing community build …

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Licensing International launches its Scholarship Program to inspire the generation into the business

Licensing International has launched its Licensing International Scholarship Program, a new initiative designed to inspire the next generation of talent and advance the understanding of licensing in society. The programme will grant scholarships to individuals who are interested in a career in brand licensing. Maura Regan, president, Licensing International, said: …

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Licensing International’s Graham Saltmarsh on the shape of things to come for the UK’s licensing scene

One month into his new position as MD of Licensing International’s UK division, the licensing industry stalwart Graham Saltmarsh has already begun to cook the plans with which he aims to give the organisation the shake up that the year 2020 has required of it. Whether it’s the proposed introduction …

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